Conditions We Treat

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Ear Infections (Otitis Media)

Otitis media (oh TIE tis ME dee uh) means the middle ear is infected or inflamed. It is the most common reason for young children to visit their primary care provider. Ear infections are usually seen in children younger than three years of age, but anyone of any age can get an ear infection.

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Ear Tube Insertion for Children

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Early Puberty in Boys

Care for your son who is going through early puberty with this Helping Hand.

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Early Puberty in Girls

Puberty is the time when girls’ bodies and minds mature and they grow into young women. This usually starts when a girl is about 10 years old. Sometimes, though, a much younger girl starts to show the signs of puberty. This is called precocious (pre-KOH-shuss), or early puberty (PU-ber-ty).

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Echocardiography

Echocardiography is an imaging test. It uses sound waves to make detailed pictures of the heart.

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Eczema

Care for your child that has eczema with this Helping Hand.

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Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Eczema is a chronic skin problem characterized by dry, itchy, rough skin rashes.

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Ehlers Danlos Syndrome with Associated Bleeding Disorders

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects mainly the skin and joints. A person is born with EDS.

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Electrical Burns

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Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)

Electrocardiography (ECG) is a simple, fast test to check the electrical activity of your child's heart as blood moves through it. Abnormal ECG results may mean there is a problem with your child's heart.

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Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy is a rare form of MD that affects only males. Symptoms may begin in childhood or adolescence. The condition causes slowly progressive (worsening) weakness in the muscles of the shoulders, upper arms, and lower legs and joint stiffness (contractures).

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Encephalitis in Children

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Helping Hands Patient Education Materials

Written and illustrated by medical, nursing and allied health professionals at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Helping Hand instructions are intended as a supplement to verbal instructions provided by a medical professional. The information is periodically reviewed and revised to reflect our current practice. However, Nationwide Children's Hospital is not responsible for any consequences resulting from the use or misuse of the information in the Helping Hands.